Increasing water productivity is a major challenge facing agricultural producers, policymakers and resource managers worldwide. The 2011 international Water for Food Conference May 1-4 will feature global experts who will discuss advances in research, policy and education that can provide potential solutions to growing more food with less water.
The conference, Water for Food: Paths to Solutions, at The Cornhusker Marriott Hotel in Lincoln, Neb., is hosted by the University of Nebraska Water for Food Institute and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Register at the conference website, which includes details on costs, schedule and speakers. Follow the conference Twitter and Facebook feeds for updates on scheduled speakers and events.